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Dell :: Fastest CPU In An E1705

A local gaming forum has a member who is selling a T7700 for $260! Thats not bad at all. But My question is, will it work in my E1705? I think the fastest cpu that will work is the 2.33ghz one, right? Will the T7700 fit in the slot and simply underclock to the other speed? or will it not work at all>?

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